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Astronauts - Their Websites and Biographies
Cosmonauts - Their Websites and Biographies
Autograph Shows, Lectures, Talks and Exhibitions
Clubs, Groups and Societies
Space Memorabilia and Autograph Collectors Online
Astronaut Autopen Guide
Suppliers of Space Autographs
Online Autograph Resources
Space Related Auctions
Space Models & Toys
Buying Space Collectables
My Collection of Astronaut Autographs
My Collection of Cosmonaut Autographs
ESA Astronaut Autographs
My Collection of Multi Signed Pictures
My Multi Signed Earth Rise Photograph
My Collection of Test Pilot Autographs
My Collection of Behind the Scenes Autographs
Autograph of the Month
Other Space Artifacts & Flown Items From My Collection
In Person Meetings With Astronauts
In person meetings with Astronauts and Cosmonauts
Space Shuttle Program Begins
NASA Group Eight Astronauts Selected, January 1978
NASA Group Nine Astronauts Selected, January 1980

STS-1 Mission Patch

April 12, 1981

STS-1. First flight of Space Shuttle Columbia. Piloted by John W. Young and Robert L. Crippen.
John W. Young (5), Commander

STS-1 Crew Photo

Robert L. Crippen (1), Pilot

STS-2 Mission Patch

November 12, 1981

STS-2, Columbia. Flown by Joe H. Engle and Richard H. "Dick" Truly.
Joseph H. Engle (1), Commander

STS-2 Crew Photo

Richard H. Truly (1), Pilot

STS-3 Mission Patch

March 22, 1982

STS-3, Columbia. Flown by Jack R. Lousma and Gordon C. Fullerton
Jack R. Lousma (2), Commander

STS-3 Crew Photo

C. Gordon Fullerton (1), Pilot
STS-4 Patch

June 27, 1982

STS-4, Columbia.
Thomas K. Mattingly (2), Commander

STS-4 Crew

Henry W. Hartsfield Jr. (1), Pilot
STS-5 Patch

November 11, 1982

STS-5, Columbia.
Vance D. Brand (2), Commander

STS-5 Crew

Robert F. Overmyer (1), Pilot
Joseph P. Allen (1), Mission Specialist
William B. Lenoir (1), Mission Specialist
STS-6 Patch

April 4, 1983

STS-6, First flight of Shuttle Challenger. First Shuttle EVA, 2 Astronauts for 3h.47m.
Paul J. Weitz (2), Commander

STS-6 Crew

Karol J. Bobko (1), Pilot
Donald H. Peterson (1), Mission Specialist
F. Story Musgrave (1), Mission Specialist

Useful NASA Websites
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Orbital Tracking Page
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Satellite Sighting Information
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Project Apollo Archive
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal
European Space Agency
Hubble Space Telescope
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